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Brazil Enacts Decree Regulating Arbitrations Involving the Federal Union

On September 20, 2019, Decree 10,025/2019 was enacted, to regulate arbitration with the Federal Union, federal administration entities and concessionaires of federal public services. The...

New Brazilian Law authorizes mediation and arbitration to discuss indemnification due to expropriation

On August 27, 2019, Law No. 13.86/19 was published, amending Decree-law No. 3.365/41 (the Brazilian statute on expropriation) to authorize the definition of amount...

São Paulo regulates arbitration with state entities

The State of São Paulo has issued on July 31, 2019 Decree 64,356, which regulates arbitration with such State and the entities it controls. Institutional...

International Arbitration Statistics 2018 – Another busy year for Arbitral Institutions

While it hasn’t been a record year for most arbitral institutions, the demand for arbitration is still very strong. As in the previous yearsSee:...

Brazilian Transport Agency Regulates Arbitration with Privates Parties

On May 17, 2018, the Federal Terrestrial Transport Agency of Brazil (ANTT) enacted Resolution 5,845/2019, whereby it detailed the procedure for mediations and arbitrations...

FIDIC Emerald Book Published for Underground Work

The Fédération Internationale des Ingénieurs-Conseils (FIDIC), in association with the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association (ITA-AITES), launched the First Edition of the "Conditions...

Colombia: Constitutional actions in international arbitration

Colombian constitutional law provides an action for the defense of fundamental constitutional rights, known as a “tutela action.” The tutela action has been accepted...

Brazil enacts “Economic Freedom” Act

On April 30, 2019 the Brazilian Federal government has enacted Provisional Measure 881 (“MP 881”), with the intention of boosting economic freedom and reducing...

International Arbitration Yearbook, 12th Edition – now available!

We are pleased to announce that the twelfth edition of The Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook is now available. This edition reviews important developments in...

Thinking ahead: What to consider prior to arbitration when securing warranties and indemnities under...

In the field of mergers and acquisitions, warranties and indemnities introduced to share purchase agreements (SPAs) offer certain level of security and allocate risk...